This certificate prepares students as entry-level office support staff. Students are urged to continue beyond the Job Skills Certificate and earn a Certificate of Achievement or Associate of Arts degree.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
interact effectively in oral and written communication.
participate in office related work experience to achieve the following desirable job qualities:
function as a team member.
demonstrate interpersonal skills on the job.
manage multi-tasks efficiently.
model professional and ethical behaviors.
identify soft skills such as being on time.
demonstrate minimum acceptable skills in ten-key, keyboarding, and document processing.
demonstrate minimum filing competencies.
To Achieve the Job Skills Certificate
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Office Assistant Job Skills Certificate.
Total Units: 11
Computer Keyboarding, Parts 1-2-3 (3 Courses, 1 unit each)
Bakersfield College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The ACCJC is one of the six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.